multifamily

adjective
mul·​ti·​fam·​i·​ly | \ ˌməl-tē-ˈfam-lē How to pronounce multifamily (audio) , -ˌtī-, -ˈfa-mə-lē \

Definition of multifamily

: involving or common to more than one family a multifamily home In contrast to single-family housing, where residents typically pay directly based on the amount of water used, there are several models for billing multifamily residents …— Elizabeth A. Wentz, et al.

First Known Use of multifamily

1903, in the meaning defined above

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“Multifamily.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multifamily. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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